Individual Learning Accounts

Education and Skills written question – answered on 6th November 2001.

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Photo of Andrew Turner Andrew Turner Conservative, Isle of Wight

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills

(1) how many individual learning accounts have been taken up by residents of the Isle of Wight in each year since their inception, and what their total value was;

(2) how many individual courses funded by individual learning accounts have been provided on the Isle of Wight in each year since the inception of the scheme, what their total value was, and how many were completed;

(3) how many individual courses, funded by individual learning accounts, have been (a) commenced and (b) completed in each year since the scheme's inception;

(4) how many individual learning accounts have been taken up nationally in each year since their inception.

Photo of John Healey John Healey Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education and Skills)

On the basis of recorded postcode information available, 5,506 people from the Isle of Wight became an individual learning account member through the national framework, launched on 4 September 2000. The figure given is up to 31 October 2001. As a result, 3,038 episodes of learning have been funded so far on behalf of these members, resulting in £825,393 total learning costs. Individual learning accounts funded £533,477 of these costs.

The corresponding figures for England up to 31 October 2001, are 2,529,609 people opened an individual learning account, and 1,380,370 episodes of learning have been supported.

Information is not maintained relating to course completion.

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